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Burt Kwouk, veteran of the 'Pink Panther' movies, dies at 85

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 9:21am

Burt Kwouk, an actor who played martial arts expert Cato in the comic "Pink Panther" films, has died. He was 85.


Cosby accuser says she was dizzy, felt 'like jelly'

Maryclaire Dale and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 9:20am

Andrea Constand told authorities that Bill Cosby violated her sexually after giving her three blue pills that made her dizzy, blurry-eyed and sick to her stomach, her legs "like jelly," according to a police report read in court Tuesday.

The Latest: Cosby lawyers dissect accuser's statement

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 9:20am

The Latest on Bill Cosby's preliminary hearing in his Pennsylvania sex-assault case (all times local):

Helen Mirren to narrate audiobook for Beatrix Potter story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 9:11am

Helen Mirren's latest role is audio only.

Tragically Hip's Gord Downie diagnosed with terminal cancer

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 9:10am

Canadian rootsy rock band The Tragically Hip announced Tuesday that its lead singer, Gord Downie, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.

Lowrider car culture takes summer spotlight in New Mexico

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 9:02am

Those classic cars called lowriders are the focus of a summer celebration in Santa Fe.

PBS to air film of American couple that defied Nazis

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 8:20am

PBS will air a film in September about an American couple that spent two years rescuing Jews in Europe before and after the start of World War II, made by the couple's grandson with documentarian Ken Burns.

Sanders wants David to keep his job on 'Saturday Night Live'

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 8:10am

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says comedian Larry David shouldn't worry about his role on NBC's "Saturday Night Live."

Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:30am

Oscar-winning actress and activist Angelina Jolie has been appointed a visiting professor at one of Britain's most prestigious universities.

Ginger Zee shines on 'Dancing with the Stars' despite injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:30am

Ginger Zee's ailing back didn't seem to affect her much during the first half of the two-night season finale of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."

Writings by Mother Teresa to be published in August

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 4:50am

A collection of previously unreleased writings by Mother Teresa is coming out in August, weeks before the late Nobel Peace Prize winner is to be canonized.

UK actor Ian McKellen: 'India needs to grow up' about gays

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 4:10am

British actor Ian McKellen has criticized India's use of a British colonial law to crack down on homosexuals, saying in an interview with a Mumbai newspaper published Tuesday that "India needs to grow up."

Johnny Depp's daughter, Lily-Rose, face of new Chanel scent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 4:00am

Chanel has tapped Johnny Depp's 16-year-old daughter, Lily-Rose, to represent a new perfume.

Opening statements expected in 'Shield' actor murder trial

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 1:30am

Opening statements are expected to begin Tuesday in the murder trial of an actor who played a police officer in the television series "The Shield."

The Latest: Jury selection in actor trial to resume Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 6:11pm

The Latest on the murder trial of "The Shield" actor Michael Jace (all times local):

Murder trial for 'Shield' actor begins in Los Angeles

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 5:50pm

A murder trial began Monday for an actor who played a police officer on TV and is accused of shooting and killing his wife while their young children looked on two years ago in their Los Angeles home.

Songs for the dying: Hospice choirs provide peace, comfort

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 2:50pm

The singers enter single file, taking slow, deliberate steps as they intone a soft melody.

Cosby hearing still on after appeals court rejects delay

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 2:40pm

Bill Cosby has lost a bid to delay a key hearing Tuesday in his criminal sex-assault case.

Zedd, The Chainsmokers to play Electric Daisy Carnival

Rlskmh, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 1:50pm

Zedd, The Chainsmokers, Tiesto, Kaskade, Paul Oakenfold and Martin Garrix will perform at the 20th annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas in June.

'Pawn Stars' star Chumlee taking plea deal to avoid jail

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:50am

One of the stars of the reality TV show "Pawn Stars" told a judge on Monday he's taking a plea deal that would spare him jail time in a case stemming from the discovery of guns, marijuana and other drugs at his Las Vegas home.